neuromuscular blocking agent

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neuromuscular blocking agent n.
Any of various compounds, such as curare, that compete with neurotransmitters for nerve cell receptor sites, thus preventing the contraction of skeletal muscles.

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neuromuscular blocking agent

noun
a substance that interferes with the neural transmission between motor neurons and skeletal muscles 
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